MI v KXIP Star Wars: Rohit Sharma v Sandeep Sharma

Who will come out on top in the battle of Sharmas?

As Kings XI Punjab takes on Mumbai Indians to stay alive in the 2017 IPL, it will be the battle of Sharmas - Rohit and Sandeep - which might well hold the key to who comes out on top.

Sandeep has been Punjab's spear head who has taken wickets with the new ball. His swing has troubled the best of batsman, and got Punjab crucial early wickets.He has used his slower balls to great effect in the death overs, as we saw in the last game. Rohit Sharma, on the other hand, has had an up and down IPL, but still remains Mumbai's most important batsman.

He will be look to get into some good nick ahead of the playoffs, and also the all important Champions Trophy.

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